[Scribus] performance problems

Craig Bradney cbradney
Tue Jan 20 20:31:46 CET 2004

On Tue, 2004-01-20 at 19:45, Sebastian R?der wrote:
> Hello,
> I experienced hard performance problems with the latest cvs 17/01/2004 und 
> 19/01/2004. Loading times are very long, scrolling and copying are leading to 
> 100% CPU usage, as well as saving actions. The scrapbook  and the storyeditor 
> are very, slow, too - I often see just white windows for more than 10 
> seconds. KWin sometimes crashes. 

I have not seen any issues like those. Peter has reported some higher
usage sometimes... but I am not sure where. I have seen no issues with
scrolling or copying and pasting.

> Max this problem be cased by KDE beta2, which has done a good job here for 3 
> weeks or is this problem scribus-related.

I havent seen anything like that with KDE beta2. I am on KDE 3.2 RC1
since yesterday.

> I have a document of currently 8 pages (will be 28 at the end) with 3 layers, 
> 5 of them with A4 graphics in it (pdf and png). If I do not show the graphic 
> (menu-entry), the performance doesn`t increase.

I was playing with my magazine yesterday and had no issues with large

> I have a box with SuSE 9.0 running, Athlon XP 1700+, 512MB DDR RAM - should be 
> enough, though?!?

Yes, plenty.

> And the is no fix for the copy and past problem, right?

Yes, its definitely in CVS. (If you mean the menus went away, they are
now back and copy&cut/paste works fine here with CVS)


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